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[Alcohol Action Ireland] Harmful drinkers would be affected 200 times more than low risk drinkers if a Minimum Unit Price was introduced. (01 Aug 2014)

URL: http://alcoholireland.ie/world_news/harmful-drinke...

A new study of liver patients by the University of Southampton shows that a Minimum Unit Price (MUP) policy for alcohol is exquisitely targeted towards the heaviest drinkers with cirrhosis.

Published in Clinical Medicine, the peer review journal for the Royal College of Physicians, the researchers studied the amount and type of alcohol drunk by 404 liver patients, and also asked patients how much they paid for alcohol...


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